February 3, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1755

Toughie No 1755 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****/*****Enjoyment ***

I solved this before I knew who the setter was and it took me almost 5* time. The pangram didn’t help my solve, but it was nice to see.… Continue reading

DT 28341

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28341

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where the day has started bright and sunny.

I wasn’t sure quite what to make of today’s puzzle. I had the grid filled in ** time, but have added another star because it took me a little longer to be sure of the parsing of some clues.… Continue reading

DT 28336

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28336

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 28th January

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! A standard Saturday puzzle for difficulty with some very entertaining clues and a couple of chestnuts..

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